An utility that automates build processes, used mainly to build software on Unix-like systems.

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Is it safe to install newer Python and Git versions from source?

I wanted to install newer versions of Python and Git to my system. I eventually used the commands below to compile and install new versions. However, I was informed that it would have been better to ...
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Installing lapacke using make on Mac

I have downloaded and unzipped lapacke-3.5.0. The installation instructions say to use make in order to install. It goes on to say that configurations must be set in the make.inc file. I am a complete ...
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sh: make: not found

I got the following error message: sh: make: not found I guess I need to install make, or a compiler on my Ubuntu 9.04 Could you tell me what I exactly need to type to install it?
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installing software without package manager

I have an embedded system running linux. I need to install some software, in particular uucp package containing cu command. This is really all i need. At the moment all I have is a root access to the ...
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FreeBSD make error - File 5.19 supports only version 12 magic files. /usr/share/misc/magic.mgc is version 8?

I'm having trouble reinstalling ProFTPD on a FreeBSD 10.1 setup. The server is newly upgraded from 10.0 to 10.1. When I start the make install clean process, these warnings first shows on screen. ...
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cp - do not overwrite in makefile

In the makefile for my project, I want it to copy a config file only if the file does not already exist in the destination folder. At the moment I am using: cp -n However, recently someone has ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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make: Interrupt/Exception caught

I'm using Make from the MinGW distribution. It has always worked, but recently I've gotten the following error: > make clean make: Interrupt/Exception caught (code = 0xc0000005, addr = 0x0040b0ac) ...
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Building / making PyQt5

I'm trying to build PyQt5 on Ubuntu 14.04; I've downloaded the tarball, unpacked, and run: python configure --sip-incdir /home/chris/sip/sip-4.15.5/siplib make Configure finishes fine (--sip-incdir ...
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How do I run software after I install it with make install?

I downloaded a tar.gz for the Player Project from Sourceforge. I ran the make install command to install it, and got no errors. But I don't know how to actually run the program. There are multiple ...
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Cannot 'make' program in Linux (autoreconf failure)

I want to compile a program called crisprtools. I am supposed to run ./autogen.sh but it says: Preparing the crisprtools build system...please wait Found GNU Autoconf version 2.69 Found ...
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How to add a 'greek' character in the path using cURL?

I have a Makefile where one of many tasks is to upload a file using cURL, one of these files, has a greek character in the name and when I try to upload using cURL, I receive this error: curl: (43) A ...
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gcc configure --disable-shared fails to disable shared libraries during compilation, libgmp and libmpc conflict

I'm compiling GCC on a build server to get access to the latest version of gfortran; after building gmp, mpfr, and mpc into specially-prefixed directories in usr/local, I configured and make'd gcc, ...
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GCC option : Unrecognized command line

I am trying to build my project with gcc compiler but I get this error: gcc: error: unrecognized command line option '-mthumb' Isn't -mthumb a default option for gcc? Why he couldn't recognize it?
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Recompile vim with the same features

I want to recompile vim with the same features for a different linux distro. I only kept the source tar and I don't remember any of the arguments I gave ./configure the first time. What's the easiest ...
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Makefile Error while using GNU compiler: Multiple Target patterns

I've been trying to compile a project using the Windows command window and the gnu compiler. I've got this error: ../../../../make/compiler_rules.mk:40: *** multiple target patterns. Stop. Here ...
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Using make from Windows PowerShell

Under Linux, sources of projects commonly come with Makefile's. Makefiles contain directives to build these projects using the command make. I am currently forced to use Windows, and so as to be able ...
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Linux - make install without replacing symlinks

I recently (and foolishly, since there is a simple solution here, had I set --prefix= option to something other than it's default /usr/bin) configured and maked gcc-4.9.1, without setting the ...
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Making with BCP-generated boost folder still cannot find boost_thread

I have to build a C++ program on a machine I do not have root permission to install boost. So I created a boost folder using bcp --boost=/path/to/boost --scan the_file.cpp boost. I then copied the ...
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losetup Find in Parallel / Concurrency

I'm writing a makefile that at some point builds image files. I'm using losetup -f in the file to find a free loop device when building out each image. Since the images are independent of each ...
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Why can't I find termcap library when I build gdb?

make and then failed with: configure: error: no termcap library found, but that termcap lib is just there, why can't make find it? checking for library containing zlibVersion... -lz checking zlib.h ...
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Variables in GNU Make recipes, is that possible?

Is it possible to have variables in GNU Make recipes? Something like this doesn't work: %_t.mkd : %.mkd REV=$$(svn info $<|grep 'Last Changed Rev'|cut -f4 -d\ ) echo $${REV} Is there ...
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Do something when a file is changed

When I write a LaTeX document, I find myself to press F6 in my editor to compile often. Or when I use SASS, I often type make to convert my .scss into .css. Now I would like to let the machine do the ...
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If I remove the installation files for a make program in Linux, how do I remove those programs I built from source?

In Ubuntu I installed Node and accidentally removed the folder where I built the program. Now I have node installed, but I have no way of uninstalling it. I looked around online but couldn't find ...
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ccache make recompiling whole program again and again

I have two projects on Linux mint 16, I switch between. I am using ccache make so that i can compile only changes in the program but It is recompiling from scratch. build system is cmake. If I ...
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prevent make full re-run between two projects

I am working on Linux Mint 16 and I have working with two copies of a git project in two different directories. Every time I run make in one of the project it and I switch to other project, it will ...
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How will I make a pendrive write protected?

I just want to make my pendrive write protected just to make sure, when I insert it public PCs like in cyber cafes in order to just read the files, it doesn't get virus affected. How can I do this?
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How to make apt-offline on windows

Apt-offline claims to be a utility that allows you to install packages on Debian without internet connection. It can be downloaded from the git repository. As with many free software, the problem is ...
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How to uninstall software by the Linux shell?

I am yet not a "Linux Guy" and I have the following problem I installed some software from the source (compiling it), now I have to uninstall it. What have I to do in the command line to uninstall ...
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With which files does Eclipse start to compile and how to change it

I'm importing a different project into mine - that has not been properly coded when it comes to include files. When compiling, it generates random errors that some functions/variables etc. are not ...
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Why I obtain this error message when I try to compile cgminer? autoreconf error

I am trying to install Cgminer on my RaspBerry (it use RaspBian that is a Debian minimalistic version) as explained here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=494625.0 In particular the ...
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Compiling CUPS: undefined reference to `dnssdDeregisterAllPrinters'

I'm trying to build CUPS 1.7.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. configure didn't produce any errors, but make dies with: Making all in ppdc... Making all in scheduler... Linking cupsd... dirsvc.o: In function ...
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian): make: *** [bootstrap] error

I'm trying to compile the gcc version 2.95.3 on raspbian, I need it in order to compile the 2.6 kernel. I'm following this tutorial, but when I get to the bootstrapping step, i get make[1]: Entering ...
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Compile PHP by source. Stuck at phar.phar

I am trying to install PHP (Version - 5.5.11) by source since I need php installation with enable-debug and enable-maintainer-zts options. Downloaded the package ./configure --enable-maintainer-zts ...
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Structure of make files for automatic installation

We are doing one project and our contractor is taking care of installing all things required to install in linux. he has make file for that. That file is very big and he has used verious constants ...
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Multiple copies of the same file as a result of make / make install

In a development project I'm involved in, we have some files in our src folder that don't need to be compiled (such as python files, a custom .bashrc script, etc...). Running make copies these to our ...
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Invalid macro expansion argument character

I am attempting to compile pooler-cpuminer and when running make I get this error: sha2-arm.S:190:invalid macro expansion argument character (+) Any help? I've looked and haven't found a solution ...
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make command for installing OpenSSH on Ubuntu

I am currently trying to compile OpenSSH on Ubuntu. I am following the steps below which I got from the openssh website; (ref: http://www.openssh.com/openbsd.html) OpenSSH 6.2: March 22, 2013 ...
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Installing dashing using gem causes make errors ubuntu

ive been trying to install dashing made by shopify. But when ever i install using gem make will allways through up errors Heres the error im geting from the gem install errors
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Windows PATHEXT with *.lnk files and Cygwin Make

I don't want my %PATH% environment variable to be polluted with a bunch of directories and I want to have more control over what executables can be found. I created a folder C:\bin, added it to %PATH% ...
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Custom kernel 2.6.18 compile in centos ends on fail

I'm compiling from RPM source. The same compile worked in the past but not this time. May be you can help me to solve this issue? make[2]: Leaving directory ...
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noip install on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install noip on Ubuntu 12.04.4, and I do not know the first thing about building/compiling software. The README file stated these exact words: HOW TO BUILD AN EXECUTABLE FOR YOUR ...
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Recompiling open-jdk, there is no makefile

I have modified a source file in open-jdk-6 and now want to rebuild it. In all guides it is stated that the build process is done via make. However I don't see any Makefile or target. $ pwd ...
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No manual entry for make

I'm trying to read man pages for make on my server and they are not there. Man pages for other linux commands and built-ins, however, are there. Does anyone know why this is and how to fix? Thanks. ...
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Snow Leopard: make command not found, even though XCode is installed?

So I've installed XCode on Snow Leopard. Why am I getting messages like this: sudo: make: command not found What do I need to do to resolve this issue? Solution: I'm not sure what happened, but I ...
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How to set up LIBSVM Matlab interface?

I have my Matlab folder at a path, C:\Users\Cassie\Documents\matlab2010\bin. Whenever I need to run matlab, I double click the matlab application under bin folder at ...
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The program 'make' is currently not installed

I have my server Ubuntu 11.04 (VPS OVH ) and I want to install "eaccelerator". When I try to run make install I get the following message: The program 'make' is currently not installed. You can ...
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Where does “make install” put the files?

After I unarchived a tar file containing the software I want to install, I ran ./configure Then: make make install But where is this piece of software installed? And how do I locate its path via ...
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Bash script to run “pecl install oci8”

I am trying to create shell script that will do the initial provisioning of a vagrant vm (running Ubuntu 12.04). Everything (installing php, apache, oracle instantclient, etc,) works fine, except for ...